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Gilbert; George (1939-); Artist, RSW

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Gilbert

Forename(s)

George

Birth Date

1939

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Gilbert was born in Glasgow in 1939. He studied at Glasgow School of Art from 1957-1962 under William Armour and David Donaldson. From 1962-1988 he taught in schools in Aberdeenshire, Glasgow and Fife, and left teaching in 1989 to become a full-time artist. Along with his wife Lesley, he set up the Coutryard Gallery in Crail, exhibiting contemporary Scottish Art from 1993-2001. Gilbert now lives and works in Pittenweem, where he paints townscapes and seascapes around Easr Neuk, along with still lifes and interiors. He has held numerous solo exhibitions and is an elected member of the RSW, SAAC and Paisley Art Institute.

Gilbert; George (1939-); Artist, RSW

Name authority Item Type Metadata

Surname

Gilbert

Forename(s)

George

Birth Date

1939

Occupation

Artist

Biographical Text

Gilbert was born in Glasgow in 1939. He studied at Glasgow School of Art from 1957-1962 under William Armour and David Donaldson. From 1962-1988 he taught in schools in Aberdeenshire, Glasgow and Fife, and left teaching in 1989 to become a full-time artist. Along with his wife Lesley, he set up the Coutryard Gallery in Crail, exhibiting contemporary Scottish Art from 1993-2001. Gilbert now lives and works in Pittenweem, where he paints townscapes and seascapes around Easr Neuk, along with still lifes and interiors. He has held numerous solo exhibitions and is an elected member of the RSW, SAAC and Paisley Art Institute.

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“Gilbert; George (1939-); Artist, RSW,” Heritage, accessed May 27, 2019, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/1200.